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Trainee Geotechnical Operator

We are currently looking to recruit a Trainee Geotechnical Operator to join our team.

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Key Information

Job Description

Make your mark as a Trainee Geotechnical Operator.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Geotechnical Operator working and learning from our team of experienced offshore engineers and operators onboard our fleet of multi-role vessels.


Gardline Limited acquire geotechnical data for a broad range of project types, from renewable developments to oil and gas site surveys around the world. As Trainee Geotechnical Operator you’ll play an important part in ensuring that equipment and systems are in place and working well to deliver first class outcomes for our clients

This is a seagoing role, with an expectation of completing circa 200 days offshore per calendar year. 

Your responsibilities (once fully trained) include:

  • Preparation, set-up, testing and maintenance of Geotechnical equipment which includes various Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) systems, vibrocore and seabed sampling tools to acquire geotechnical data offshore.
  • Mobilisation & demobilisation of equipment.
  • Acquire high quality geotechnical data and execute geotechnical operations in accordance to field procedures and acquire geotechnical data in line with operating parameters of equipment
  • Provide status reports and adhere to company fault reporting procedures and execute Geotechnical field testing using computer software
  • Assist in the data and paperwork collation for return to office.

Qualifications

Your qualities
You can make your mark as a Geotechnical Operator if you have:

  • Enthusiasm, personal drive and the motivation to progress
  • Qualification to BTEC Level 3 in electrical engineering or similar discipline
  • Whilst this is an entry level role, some previous knowledge or understanding of vibrocore and CPT operations would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of mechanical and hydraulic systems would be beneficial
  • Team spirit, keen to learn and a collaborative work ethic

Additional Information

What you can expect

  • A range of benefits: In addition to your salary, you will receive an annual leave entitlement of 30 days, a salary sacrifice pension scheme*, access to private healthcare through Bupa* as well as cycle to work* and eye test schemes! *
  • Career opportunities: We challenge you every day to get better. Together we realise your full personal and professional career by creating development opportunities be that onshore or offshore.  Being part of Gardline and the Boskalis Group provides access to a vast range of opportunities literally across the globe!
  • A warm welcome: We warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel at home as soon as possible. During your onboarding program, we give you all the ins and outs of Gardline!

* where applicable (dependent on contract type)

About Boskalis

Gardline Limited is part of the Boskalis group of companies.  Working at Gardline is about exploration. In a world where population growth, an increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to explore your career and find innovative and relevant solutions for complex projects.  ​

For a business to succeed, it needs the right people, with the right skills and values. We seek exceptional individuals who champion our values-based culture and team spirit. Here at Gardline, we are committed to each and every one of our staff members worldwide. We empower our staff to gain new skills, bring new ideas to the table, to grow and develop. Together!


Extra information

  • A full drivers’ license would be advantageous
  • Where you will work:  Offshore onboard our survey vessels, anywhere in the world where Gardline vessels operate
  • Fulltime job: The position of Trainee Geotechnical Operator is a fulltime role, 12 hour shift rotations whilst onboard, offshore
  • Procedure: All you need to do to apply for a job is to complete the online application process and send it to us along with your CV and cover letter. As soon as you have sent your application, you will receive a confirmation email. If both sides are happy to proceed after interview(s), we will make you an offer to join Gardline. After successfully completing all the steps in the procedure, we warmly welcome you to our organisation.

About Gardline

Gardline Limited is part of the Boskalis group of companies. In a world where population growth, an increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to explore your career and find innovative and relevant solutions for complex projects. 
Working at Gardline is about exploration. For a business to succeed, it needs the right people, with the right skills and values. We seek exceptional individuals who champion our values-based culture and team spirit. Here at Gardline, we are committed to each and every one of our staff members worldwide. We empower you to gain new skills, bring new ideas to the table, to grow and develop. Together!

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